Unions
Overtime
CEO pay
Taxes

Collective bargaining helps raise wages and supports a prosperous economy and a vibrant democracy. But workers’ freedom to join together and bargain with their employer is under attack. Read the report

The Trump administration is acting to weaken or kill the overtime pay rule and take away raises for millions of American middle class workers. Submit a comment today

CEO pay has grown far faster than the pay of typical workers and even the top 0.1 percent. Average compensation for CEOs at the top 350 firms was $15.6 million in 2016. Read the report

Progressives should reject any attempts to cut taxes for high-income households and in the long run, effective tax rates for high income households should be increased.  Read the report

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